Deepening our understanding of issues confronting contemporary society
The Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research (GCSCR) is dedicated to increasing our understanding of current challenges facing the modern world. Through the application of innovative humanities and social science research, incorporating the knowledge of academics from a broad range of interrelated disciplines, we are at the cutting edge of humanities and social science discourse. Our Centre's research is focused on the following contemporary themes: History, Media and Change; Mobilities, Communities and In/securities; Heritage and Wellbeing; Language, Culture and Belonging.
Laureate Leader Professor Paul Tacon has been working closely with Indigenous communities using new digital technology to reconstruct 3D images of important Indigenous rock art sites destroyed by bushfires that ripped through eastern Australia last year and early this year. Click here to read more
Centre members Dr Hamish McLean and Duncan McConnell are working from home offices in Brisbane helping medics in Mongolia prepare for COVID-19 and beyond. Click here to read more
Centre members Professor Tanya Smith and Professor Maxime Aubert have both been recently published regarding discoveries when reassessing fossils found decades ago. Click here to read more